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  1. Peace Ceremony in Haines, Alaska

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    In August of 1980, Austin Hammond (Gunx̱aa G̱uwakaan, Daanawáaḵ), clan leader of the Lukaax̱.ádi, gathered together the Tlingit and non-Native community to protest the mistreatment of…

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    • Tlingit artist Nathan Jackson on Northwest Coast art, 1974.

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      Video featuring Tlingit artist Nathan Jackson on Northwest Coast Design with narration by Rosita Worl on Native culture. This video is part of the Rosita Worl Collection at Sealaska Heritage Institute.…

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      • Saanyá Ḵwáan History by Bessie Johnson Denny

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        This recording is of Bessie Denny (1870 – 1973) telling stories in Tlingit with her son Henry Denny, (1902— 1979, Tlingit names Asdax̱aay, Gitx̱wán, and G̱ashéiḵsh IV) translating…

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        • 2012 Highlights @ SHI!

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          Watch highlights of some of the activities of Sealaska Heritage Institute in 2012, including Celebration, art programs, release of a landmark book on place names, youth camps, and more!

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          • SoboleffCenterFundraisingVideo

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          • How to Stretch a Hide

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            Tutorial on how to stretch a sea otter hide to get maximum use from it. Taught by Shaadoo'tlaa, art specialist at Sealaska Heritage Institute, along with Diane Douglas-Willard, a Haida artist…

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            • Grand Entrance, Celebration 2012

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              The following shows an excerpt from Grand Entrance at Celebration 2012, a major dance-and-culture festival sponsored by Sealaska Heritage Institute. First held in 1982, Celebration has grown into…

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              • Nancy Jackson's Famous Raven Dance

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                Nancy Jackson performs her famous Raven Dance at the first Celebration in 1982. She was always a big hit at SHI's biennial dance and culture festival. Nancy Walked Into The Forest in 2012 and…

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                • Clarence Jackson remembered at Sealaska board meeting.

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                  Sealaska directors and Shangukeidí Clan Leader David Katzeek remember their colleague Clarence Jackson, who Walked Into The Forest on Jan. 31, 2013. Clarence was a beloved traditional leader…

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                  • Clarence Jackson's last address at Celebration.

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                    On January 31, 2013, Clarence Jackson, our beloved traditional leader, trustee, and scholar, quietly Walked Into The Forest at the age of 78. Clarence served on SHI’s Board of Trustees since…

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                    • Testimony to remove Walter Soboleff Center from Juneau's historic district

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                      In 2013, the Juneau Assembly considered an ordinance to remove the soon-to-be-built Walter Soboleff Center from the historic district. SHI supported this because it meant the Victorian-era theme would…

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                      • Three hundred years of Tlingit art

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                        A fascinating lecture by Aldona Jonaitis on the history of Tlingit artworks made in the 18th century to the 21st century. In her lecture, “Three Hundred Years of Tlingit Art,” Jonaitis…

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